Gov. Murphy says digital divide has been closed in NJ schools

During his Wednesday coronavirus media briefing, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the state’s digital divide has been been closed — a mark the Murphy administration has been working toward since the beginning of the pandemic.

Elsewhere, a plan to regionalize New Jersey’s public school system is finally getting traction: A related bill won the quick backing of key groups this week and could be on a fast track to a full vote in the Senate. It’s a proposal Senate President Steve Sweeney has been working on for years.

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